NYC’s Holocaust museum uses personal objects to tell the story of lives lived and lost – Jewish Exponent

| July 6, 2022

An enamel bowl, on display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan, was carried through three concentration camps by the Burbea family from Libya, even serving as a vessel to carry their youngest son to his circumcision when he was born in Bergen-Belsen in 1944. (Museum of Jewish Heritage) By Julia Gergely (New York Jewish Week) A young childs diary, a favorite doll, a cookbook of family recipes, a report card, a Torah scroll smuggled to the United States and a silver spoon found among the rubble at a concentration camp